Harlem’s Bessie Allison Buchanan First Black Woman To Be New York State Legislature, 1940’s

Bessie Allison Buchanan, March 7, 1902 – September 7, 1980, of Manhattan in NYC became the first African-American woman to hold a seat in the New York State Legislature.

Travelers Into New York State Must Get Tested For The COVID Virus

Anyone traveling into New York will now be required to undergo coronavirus testing both before and after traveling to the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during a call with reporters Continue Reading →